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United States Patent D591,497
McDade ,   et al. May 5, 2009

Portion of a shoe upper


CLAIM The ornamental design for a portion of a shoe upper, as shown and described.
Inventors: McDade; John P (Arlington, TX), Moton, Jr.; Howard Phillip (Dallas, TX)
Assignee: Already, LLC (Euless, TX)
Appl. No.: D/283,635
Filed: August 20, 2007

Current U.S. Class: D2/976 ; D2/946
Current International Class: 0901
Field of Search: D2/902,905,906,907,908-912,935,943,944,945,946,969,972,973,974 36/45,50.1,83,88,113,114,115,116,126,127,129,130,136,137

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Primary Examiner: Reid; Stella M
Assistant Examiner: Oswecki; Elizabeth J
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hansen; Eugenia S. Hemingway & Hansen


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a portion of a shoe upper showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof.

The dashed-dot-dashed lines immediately adjacent to the shaded area represents the bounds of the claimed design. The thicker dashed lines within the boundary of the claimed design represent stitch marks on the surface of the design. Stippling within the claimed design area represents surface contours. All broken lines represent the remaining portions of the shoe. The broken line representations in FIGS. 1 3 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

The broken line immediately adjacent to the shaded area represents the bounds of the claimed design. The broken line showing on the Y-shaped pattern represents stitch marks. All other broken lines showing of a portion of a shoe upper is included for the purpose of illustrating only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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